I See Mussels In My Future!

by zesty on December 19, 2012 · 4 comments

Ummm Hello… is this thing on?  Yay! If you give Cooking a mussel… you just might get this. Action packed and full of flavor, I am confident these mussels will make you smile.  Not to mention the warm crunchy bread to dip into the broth and sop up all  the buttery flavor.  It is 7:00am [...]


The week is starting.  This weekend was all about prepping for winter.  We did a full garage clean out and swapped all the summer stock for the winter shovels.  We organized the shed, tested the snow blower, did a final grass cut and prepped the garden for our first ever skating rink. As a garden [...]


Simple Barbecue Salad Pizza

by zesty on March 30, 2012 · 8 comments

A simple crust and simple toppings made for a fresh summer pizza without all the grease and without the summer. This dough recipe comes from Everyday Food by Martha Stewart. I really enjoyed this recipe as it turned out really well. For me pizza is all about the crust! Toppings are good but I am [...]


Flex Your Mussels

by zesty on December 30, 2011 · 3 comments

Haha, you thought I meant my muscles….Oh dear no. I meant the mussels from the water. Thanks to the folks from Mussel King we had a feed of mussels on Christmas Eve as well as the day after as there were so many. But talk about delicious! When I made them on Christmas eve, the [...]


Top 7 Ways to Use Tomatoes

by zesty on August 17, 2011 · 5 comments


Ever feel that you are running out of meal ideas with certain foods?  That happens to me sometimes so I try to step back and think about different ways to use that certain ingredient.  The last thing you want to have happen is that you get bored with a great food.  The food of choice today is [...]


A Meatball to Remember!

by zesty on May 4, 2011 · 5 comments

A package of lean ground beef, 2 hot house tomatoes, 2 sweet potatoes and some baby romaine. Turned into an Indian infused meatball that had reviews all around the table.  Things like: Wow, Delicious. Amazing flavor. Dad, another meatball please – these are double thumbs up. Nothing makes me feel better than preparing food that [...]


Zesty Pasta in 11 Minutes or Less

by zesty on April 18, 2011 · 1 comment

Happy Monday morning to you.  Or let’s at least hope it is a happy Monday.  It’s Easter week which is kind of exciting, shortened work week, chocolate everywhere and a bunny will be hopping by the house soon enough.  Ever not feel like making dinner and ordering out but you don’t want to order out [...]

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Easy Bouillabaisse

by zesty on April 4, 2011 · 3 comments

It’s a new day! A new week!  And guess what?  The sun is out.  Whooo Hoooo.  Ok Ok enough of me being silly I have something very fun to share with you today.  A simple recipe that will warm you from the inside out with packs of flavor.  It always seems the simple things in [...]


It’s Friday, It’s Friday!!  How are you doing?  Hopefully all is well but just in case you are down in the dumps – I have a spicy low carb pasta recipe that will make your tongue hop.  One of my favorite things to eat with pasta is a little bit of heat.  Nothing uncontrollable but [...]


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